Several other brokerages have also recently commented on CWK. Peel Hunt reiterated a hold rating on shares of Cranswick in a report on Tuesday, May 22nd. Numis Securities reiterated an add rating on shares of Cranswick in a report on Tuesday, May 22nd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Cranswick currently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 3,195 ($41.36).
Cranswick opened at GBX 3,306 ($42.80) on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports. Cranswick has a twelve month low of GBX 2,355 ($30.49) and a twelve month high of GBX 3,497.81 ($45.28).
Cranswick (LON:CWK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 22nd. The company reported GBX 145 ($1.88) earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of GBX 143.60 ($1.86) by GBX 1.40 ($0.02). Cranswick had a net margin of 4.98% and a return on equity of 16.34%.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, July 19th will be issued a GBX 38.60 ($0.50) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 1.19%. This is a boost from Cranswick’s previous dividend of $15.10. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 19th.
In related news, insider Adam Couch sold 13,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 3,412 ($44.17), for a total transaction of £460,620 ($596,271.84). Also, insider Jim Brisby sold 16,578 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 24th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 3,264 ($42.25), for a total transaction of £541,105.92 ($700,460.74).
Cranswick Company Profile
Cranswick plc produces and supplies food products to grocery retailers, food service sector, and other food producers in the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, and internationally. It offers fresh pork, gourmet bacon and gammon, fresh chicken, and prepared chicken and poultry products, as well as gourmet sausages, cooked meats, continental foods, handmade pastries, and British charcuteries.
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